• IPA: /ˈæn.ɪ.meɪ.tɪd/


  1. Full of life or spirit; lively; vigorous; spritely.
    an animated discussion
  2. Endowed with life.
    • 1825, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Aids to Reflection
      Throughout animated Nature, of each characteristic Organ and Faculty there exists a preassurance, an instinctive and practical anticipation; and no preassurance common to a whole species does in any instance prove delusive.
  3. Composed of inanimate objects or drawings that appear to move thought the use of computer graphics or stop-action filming.
    an animated film
Synonyms Translations Verb
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of animate

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